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Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

Abstract

Howard Hawks (1896–1977) is the most versatile of all the great American directors, having worked with equal ease and brilliance in screwball comedies, Westerns, gangster movies, musicals, and adventure films. Hawks on Hawks draws on interviews Joseph McBride conducted with the director over the course of the last seven years of his life, giving rare insight into Hawks’s artistic philosophy, his relationships with some of the major figures in Hollywood, and his position in an industry that was rapidly changing. Both an account of Hawks’s life and work and a guide to his insights on how to make ... More

Keywords: Howard Hawks, Director, Westerns, Scarface, Bringing Up Baby, The Big Sleep, Red River, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Rio Bravo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813142623
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph McBride, author